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Steven Spielberg Commencement Speech, Harvard University, May 2016 (Transcript)
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Steven Spielberg Commencement Speech, Harvard University, May 2016 (Transcript)

The film director spoke about listening to intuition, studying the past and confronting hate with humanity.
Entrepreneur Staff
3 YouTube Personalities Reveal the Secrets of Their Successes
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3 YouTube Personalities Reveal the Secrets of Their Successes

Jay Piecha, Sunny Lenarduzzi and the Eh Bee Family are founders of three unique YouTube channels with engaged, almost tribe-like audiences.
Matthew Toren
5 Tips for Selecting the Ideal Music for Your Marketing Video
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5 Tips for Selecting the Ideal Music for Your Marketing Video

Matching the song that best fits your video amplifies your message and makes far more memorable.
Daniel McCarthy
YouTube to Fund Premium Content and Signs a Film Deal
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YouTube to Fund Premium Content and Signs a Film Deal

The goal is for the video-sharing site to secure higher quality advertising.
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever
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The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date.
Nina Zipkin
5 Great Call-to-Action Film Quotes For Entrepreneurs
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5 Great Call-to-Action Film Quotes For Entrepreneurs

Sometimes going to a great movie can be a real kick of inspiration. Here are some film quotes to give you a kick in the pants.
Matthew Toren
Robert Rodriguez on Building a Kick-Ass Network
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Robert Rodriguez on Building a Kick-Ass Network

The Austin-based director behind El Mariachi and Sin City will launch a new Hispanic entertainment network this month. We talked to him about the challenges and his goals for the project.
Jacob Hall
Revolutionizing the Film Industry With Remote-Controlled Drones
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Revolutionizing the Film Industry With Remote-Controlled Drones

Videography company Aerial Media Pros captures hard to get shots at a fraction of the traditional cost.
Jason Ankeny
Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie
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Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie

Video-sharing website Vimeo has launched a $500,000 project to license and distribute crowdfunded films.
Nina Zipkin
When Sustainability Stories Are Good Business
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When Sustainability Stories Are Good Business

A Los Angeles-based multimedia platform focuses on inspiring stories about the environment to help counterbalance the usual doom-and-gloom narrative.
Brian Solis
SnagFilms Lands Another $7 Million in VC for Indie Flicks
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SnagFilms Lands Another $7 Million in VC for Indie Flicks

A look at how the startup is using technology to draw attention to independent films -- and who is funding the concept.
Gwen Moran
Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on TV, Social Media and Entrepreneurship
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Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on TV, Social Media and Entrepreneurship

When it comes to creating something totally new, cutting-edge film director Robert Rodriguez offers this advice.
Shira Lazar
OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans
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OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans

How crowdfunding financed a startup to help filmmakers flourish.
Eileen P. Gunn